8 Days 7 Nights Senegal Highlights

8 Days 7 Nights Senegal Highlights

This tour to Senegal will give you a chance to enjoy a great experience of the Lompoul desert as you will have dinner watching traditional ballet performing Jembe drums involving singing and dancing around the campfire enjoying the constellations. The 8- Day safari is a combination of wildlife experience and city tour to Dakar, Goree Island, Pink Lake, Lompoul Desert, explore of Touba, not forgetting the twin village of Joal and Fadiouth. It is an excellent experience and worthwhile.



Itinerary

Day 1: Day 01-Arrival in Dakar, Senegal

Stop At: Dakar, Dakar, Dakar Region
On arrival, meet with our esteemed guide who will help you finish all the formalities and transfer you to the place of accommodation. Check-in to the hotel and have an orientation about the safari with your guide.

Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Accomodation at Hotel Farid or similar

Day 2: Day 02-City tour Dakar - Goree Island

Stop At: Market Soumbedioune, Dakar Senegal
After breakfast, your trip begins with a city tour of Dakar. The first place of the visit will be independence place passing through the presidential palace and the main cathedral. Follow by a drive to the seafront toward soumbedioune market and the “mosque de la revelation.”The tour to Dakar will show you the contrasts between upscale residential areas and other popular neighborhoods. You will not leave Dakar without a visit to the popular hotspots like Kermel, Tilene Market, Renaissance Monument, not forgetting Africa’s most modern Museum, the Museum of African Civilization a massive four-story complex which fulfilled the dreams of Senegal’s first president Leopold Sedar Senghor.

Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Accomodation at Hotel Farid or similar

Day 3: Day 03-Pink Lake and Lompoul Desert

Stop At: Lompoul Desert, Dakar Senegal
After breakfast, leave Dakar for a drive to the pink lake, an important center for salt collection. On arrival, observe how salt diggers harvest the salt from the Lake and women pile it up. Lunch at own expenses which after that you will drive to Lompoul desert. At your details upon, board a 4WD to the middle of the desert. Enjoy a great experience of the Lompoul desert as you will have dinner watching traditional ballet performing Jembe drums involving singing and dancing around the campfire enjoying the constellations. There will be a possibility of a camel ride. This will be a lifetime experience.

Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Accomodation-Lodge de Lompoul or similar

Day 4: Day 04Lompoul – Saint Louis

Stop At: Dakar Region, Dakar Region
Wake up for a 2-hour drive to the old city of Saint Louis, the former capital of Senegal. Explore the town on a horse-drawn carriage. The city reminds you of New Orleans with a wooden balcony align at the narrow streets.

Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Accomodation at Hotel Cap Saint Louis or similar


Day 5: Day 05-Saint Louis – Touba – Toubacouta

Stop At: Toubakouta, Toubakouta, Fatick Region
Depart to the holy city of Touba. Visit one of the largest and most Magnificent Mosque in all of West Africa, the Grand Mosque. Your guide will help you understand Cheikh Ahmadou Bamba the founder of Mouridism and the history of Touba. Later continue to Toubacouta arriving at Keur Saloum Hotel- Lodge, which is at the heart of Africa’s most beautiful ecosystems. The territory covers about 200,000 hectares with its intimate blend of sky, earth and sea. It has been the subject of several national and international protective measures; therefore, it deserves our protection as well.

Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel Keur Saloum or similar

Day 6: Day 06-Toubacouta – Joal Fadiouth – Saly

Stop At: Joal Fadiouth, Joal Fadiouth, La Petite Cote, Thies Region
Depart to the twin village of Joal and Fadiouth. Joal is on the main island, the birthplace of the first president- Leopold Senghor. Fadiouth is on a small island reached by a long wooden bridge composed entirely of Oyster and a calm shell that has been deposited over the centuries. Continue to sally.

Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Accomodation at Royam Hotel or Royal Hotel

Day 7: Day 07-Saly – Bandia Safari Game Reserve

Stop At: Reserve De Bandia, N 2 Route de Mbour, Saly Senegal
After your breakfast, drive to Bandia safari reserve, one of the major attractions for tourists staying in Dakar or nearby areas. After the game drive visit at the sanctuary, there will be an optional Accrobaobab adventure consisting of the park for tree climbing, outdoor recreation, and courtesy house. It is an unmemorable adventure you would not like to miss.

Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Accomodation at Royam Hotel or Royal Hotel


Day 8: Day 08-Saly – Airport

Stop At: Saly, Saly, La Petite Cote, Thies Region
Departure date depending on your flight details. There will also be a chance to participate in optional activities such as jet skis, kayaking, and surfing golf among others


Duration: 8 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"



Start Time: 8:00 AM
Duration: 8 Days
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered

Airports

  • Blaise Diagne Intl. Airport, Dakar Senegal



Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Included

  • 7x Breakfast
  • 7x Dinner
  • Accommodation included: 7 nights
  • Private transportation
  • Admission to all listed areas
  • Experienced English speaking guide
  • Entry/Admission - Market Soumbedioune
  • Entry/Admission - Lompoul Desert
  • Entry/Admission - Reserve De Bandia

Not Included

  • Drinks, bears and cigarette
  • personal clothing

Facilities


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